Church Van Heist Arrests Made in Monticello

MONTICELLO, AR (Ben Caxton) — Drew County Sheriff’s have arrested two men in connection with a stolen church van that was used in several Monticello area burglaries just before Christmas. 22-year-old Hunter Barnett and 40-year-old Reggie Wherry, both of Monticello, are in custody charged with numerous crimes. Barnett is suspected…




15 Years for First Degree Murder

MONTICELLO, AR (Ben Caxton) — A Dumas woman has been sentenced to 15 years behind bars on a first-degree murder conviction. On August 30th of 2017 26-year-old Kannika Jenkins took her daughter to Drew Memorial Hospital where the child died shortly after arrival. A month-long investigation revealed that child had…